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TASC (GED) CLASS
When: Beginning Jan. 6
4:30p
Where:
The Harvest Church
6005 Bluffton Road
Who: The Literacy Alliance
Why: Class to help adult learners prepare for the TASC (GED) test & improve reading, writing & math skills.
Cost: Free
Contact: Beth or Brian
260-426-7323

CHRIS WORTH CONCERT
Who: Legion #296
What: Chris Worth
Music open to the public
Where: 130 W. Tillman Rd.
When: Sat., Dec. 7
8:00pm-Midnight
Cost: $5

COMMUNITY BREAKFAST
When: Saturday
Dec. 7
6a – 10a
Where: Waynedale Masonic Lodge
7039 Elzey St.
Cost: Free Will donation
Contact: 260-747-5922

WALK TO BETHLEHEM
Where: 4800 S. Calhoun St.
When: Dec. 14 & 15
5:30-7:30 pm
Why: Enrich your Advent season with family and friends
Add'l Details: Guides lead you to scenes outside the church depicting the wonderful story of Jesus' birth.
Then inside to experience the marketplace of Bethlehem.
Cost: Free
Contact: Gina
260-744-3239
More Info: www.walktobethlehem.com

FIFTH ANNUAL BAKE & CRAFT SALE
Who:
Order of the Eastern Star
Where: Historic Fort Wayne Masonic Temple
216 E. Washington Blvd.
When: Dec 14
9a - 3p
Why: To raise funds for local charities
Info: Homemade noodles, peanut brittle, cookies by the pound, pies, muffins, fudge and more.
Handmade jewelry and crafts along with local vendors.
Tables still available:
260-437-9628
Cost: Free

WANT TO HONOR
A VETERAN?
Who:
Korean War Veterans Association
Indiana Chapter One
Info: You can do so by placing a Memorial brick on the beautiful walkway Shrine on O'Day Road in Fort Wayne
Contact: Ron
260-493-7569

WEIHNACHT SKONZERT GERMAN CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Featuring the Fort Wayne Maennerchor/ Damenchor
When: Sun
Dec 15
4p
Cost: Free will offerings will be accepted
Where: St. Peter's Catholic Church
518 East DeWald Street
Info: The Fort Wayne Männerchor/Damenchor will present this German Christmas Concert in the beautiful Neo-Gothic setting of St. Peter's Catholic Church. The program of traditional German Christmas music, directed by Tom Remenschneider, will be sung entirely in German, with English translations provided. The concert is free and open to the public.
Contact: Carol
(260) 459-2225
(260) 417-1212

HOLIDAY CONCERT
When: Tues
Dec. 17
7:30p
Where: John & Ruth Rhinehart Music Center
IPFW campus
Info: Conductor Scott Humphries and assistant conductor David Blackwell have chosen an evening of traditional seasonal music that includes The Night Before Christmas read by a narrator, A Fireside Christmas medley, A Christmas Festival, March of the Toys, Sleigh Ride and the Hallelujah Chorus from the Messiah and more.
Cost: $7 for adults
$6 for seniors
$2 for children 4 to 12
IPFW students are admitted free with student ID

FARMER'S MARKET
When: First & Third Saturday
Oct–May
9a – 1p
Where: Lincoln Financial Event Center
Parkview Field

Fort Wayne M.S. Support Group
What: For individuals and family members dealing with M.S.
When: First Monday of month
7:00 pm
Where: Rehabilitation Hospital Cafeteria
7970 West Jefferson Blvd.
Contact: 637-3820 for more information

HELP STOP
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Who: Heather's Story
Who: Throughout the year
Where: Bishop Luer's High School
333 E. Paulding Rd.
Cost: Tax receipt will be provided for each gown or dress brought in
Info: We are collecting formal wear that we will resell for $25
With each gown sold, pointers and signs of what to look for in an abusive relationship will be attached. All monies collected will be used to Domestic Violence organization, bring in speakers to share their stories and/or purchase educational materials to use in the classroom.
Contact: Joni Kuhn
260-615-4831

GOLDEN KIWANIS
When: Meet Thursdays
11:30am
Where: Atz's
Ice Cream Shoppe
Tillman Road

SUPPORT GROUP
Who: Fathers United for Equal Rights
When: Second and Fourth Mondays
7:30pm
Where: IHOP on Coliseum
Info: Support group for divorce, paternity, visitation, support and custody
Contact: Bob Fraser
260-493-9788

PAPER GATOR
RECYCLE BIN
Who: Avalon Food Pantry
When: Now!
Where: 1500 Lower Huntington Rd.
Church office
Cost: Free
Info: Help the food pantry
We receive payment for paper
Accepted: Newspaper, mail, office paper, phone books, magazines, paper books, catalogues, computer paper, all kinds of paper!
NO grocery bags or cardboard
Contact: 747-1531
414-8391

LITTLE RIVER RAMBLERS
Who: Little River
Wetlands Project
When: Tuesdays
9am – 11am
Where: Eagle Marsh Barn
6801 Engle Road
Cost: Free
Info: Explore the preserve's interesting plants and wildlife
Contact: Betsy Yankowiak
478-2515

ME-'N-U
COMMUNITY MEALS
Who: Aldersgate
When: Every Thursday
6pm to 7 pm
Where: Aldersgate Community
2417 Getz Road
Phone: 432-1524

FURNISHING HELP TO REBUILD LIVES
Who: Mustard Seed Furniture Bank
When: Monday – Friday
10am – 4pm
Where: Drop off
3636 Illinois Rd.
Info: Bring in bed linens, extra blankets and towels and miscellaneous kitchen items
Also accepting furniture and goods
Contact: 260-471-5802 x 5

SWEET ADELINES TOWNS OF
HARMONY CHORUS
When: Mondays
6:30pm – 9pm
Where: 5120 Speedway Drive
Info: Real Women
Real Harmony, Real Fun
Contact: 260-436-7104
townsofharmony.org

ALZHEIMERS CAREGIVER
SUPPORT GROUP
Who:
Alzheimers Association
When: First Thurs of month
10am
Where: Waynedale Library
2200 Lower Huntington Rd.
Note: Meetings are confidential and free of charge
Contact: 415-7741

PREMIER WOMEN'S NETWORKING
Who: Cheryl Friar
Where: Tavern at Coventry
5745 Coventry Lane
When: First Tues of month
4pm – 6pm
Cost: Bring plenty of
business cards
Contact: 747-5202

THE KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSN.
Who: Korean War
Veterans Assn
Indiana Chapter One
When: Monthly
Second Sat.
10am
Where: Eagles #248
4940 Bluffton Rd.
Info: Food served before and after meeting
Bring friends and spouses!
Contact: Mary Anna Roemke
260-485-7627

SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
Where: Atz's Restaurant
Tillman Road
When: Tuesdays
7am
For more information:
Ron Perkins
747-6186

BAERFIELD TOASTMASTERS
What: Learn speaking and leadership skills
Where: Penguin Point
7303 Winchester Rd.
When: Tuesdays at 6pm
If you need help becoming a confident, effective speaker at your club meetings
This is the place to begin

SOUTHMOOR SINGERS
What: Looking for singers to join our ladies choir
When: Practice 9-11am Tuesdays
Come join us!
We are a group of ladies who love to sing and share the gift of music with others
Contact: Call 447-0339
744-5034

WALKERS WELCOME!
Where:
Mount Calvary Lutheran
1819 Reservation Dr.
Family Life Center
When: Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
8am
Mrs. Betty Rekeweg checks your blood pressure before & after walking, if desired
A five-minute devotion is provided prior to the start of the program after which a person can walk as long as they desire.

MS SELF HELP GROUP
What: For individuals and family members dealing with MS
When: First Monday of month
7pm
Where:
Fort Wayne Rehabilitation Hospital
7970 West Jefferson Blvd.
Contact: 637-3820

FISH AND TENDERLOIN SUPPER
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
When: First and Third
Friday of the month
5pm - 7pm
Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.
Southwest
Conservation Club
Contact: 747-4677

TRAP AND SKEET SHOOT
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
When: Second and Fourth
Sunday of month
12:30pm until close
Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.
Southwest
Conservation Club
Contact: 747-4677

FREE BINGO
Who: Kingston Healthcare
When: Second Wednesday
9am – 10am
Where: Chik-fil-A
Jefferson Pointe
Info: 15% of all sales go to Alzheimer's Association
Contact: 260-747-1523
Camille Garrison
Laura Chatham

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
FOR THE ANIMALS
Who: FW Animal Care
and Control
When: Wednesday, Dec. 11
3pm – 7pm
Where: 3020 Hillegas Rd.
Visit with animals, enjoy children's fun area, refreshments and learn about volunteer opporturnities.
Guests are encouraged to bring food for cats and dogs of all ages. Other items include leashes and collars, small bags of timothy and chewable toys.
Contact: 260-427-1244


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